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The Crackdown on the Black Consciousness Movement in 1973

The period after the Sharpeville Massacre and the banning of the .. read more
In 1894, Pondoland was annexed by the Cape Colony. It was one of the last occupied areas in South Africa. The area was not occupied by... read more
For the tricameral parliament to work, the government had to find willing partners among the groups it sought to incorporate: the Coloureds... read more
The Origins and formation: The South African Student Organisation (SASO) was formed in 1968 after some members of the University of Natal... read more
From: South Africa's Radical Tradition, a documentary history, Volume One 1907 - 1950, by Allison Drew Introduction South Africa's... read more
The Institute of Industrial Education (IIE) was founded in Durban and held its inaugurating meeting on 30 May 1973.  Its objective was... read more
Members of the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS), such as Steven Friedman and Jeanette Curtis together with South... read more
The origins of the Chemical Workers Industrial Union (CWIU) can be traced to a group of workers from African Explosives and Chemical... read more
The end of the war was accompanied by rapid inflation and severe shortages in basic commodities. During the war itself the cost of living... read more
In the pre-colonial period, 1880 to 1893, the Pondo people (Mpondo) formed part of the Xhosa ethnic group, but differed in terms of culture... read more